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Club Lounge Refurbishment at David Lloyd Royal Berkshire

Our team were back at regular client David Lloyd Leisure, this time at their Royal Berkshire Club where we refurbished and repaired over 140 items of furniture in three-and-a-half-days. THE CLIENT David Lloyd is Europe’s leading health, fitness and leisure business, with 133 clubs across the UK and Europe. Its clubs feature a wide array ...

Design & Creation of Bespoke Chaise Lounge for Hyperice

Our team recently had the privilege of collaborating with Hyperice, a leading innovator in the fitness recovery sector. We were tasked with designing and creating a bespoke chaise lounge to be used in recovery areas of selected gyms across the UK. Client: Hyperice is a global fitness company dedicated to enhancing athlete performance and recovery ...

What a Wiz of a Year it’s Been!

It’s been another year of remarkable growth for us, and we were busy from the start, with multiple projects including a visit to regular client David Lloyd to update their seating and chairs and stools and modular seating for the viewing lounge at Swim! In Warrington. In March we celebrated the awarding of CHAS accreditation ...

FROM THE PROS TO GRASSROOTS: SOLUTIONS FOR ALL SPORTING LEVELS

Recently we had the privilege of working with another Premier League football club, visiting their home in London to reupholster physiotherapy and treatment tables as well as seating for a taping station. Using our custom brand-matching service, we ensured colours were correct for the club brand and the use of embroidery to add their club ...
Trusted upholstery partner for UK gyms

A Trusted Upholstery Partner for Gyms Nationwide

Over the past 30 years, Gym Wizard has developed a reputation in the health and fitness sector for unrivalled expertise in gym equipment upholstery. With a nationwide reach, the firm provides gyms across the UK with fast, reliable and cost-effective re-upholstery solutions. Keeping Gyms Trim Gym Wizard’s on-site solutions include the reupholstery of gym pads, ...
Top 10 Gym trends for 2023

Top 10 Gym Equipment Trends for 2023

Gym-goers and fitness enthusiasts alike are on the lookout for new and innovative ways to take their workouts to the next level. With advancements in technology and a growing demand for eco-friendly and home-friendly solutions, the gym equipment market has seen some exciting changes in recent years. Here, we highlight the Gym Wizard top 10 ...
Gym pads for a landfill

Waste Reduction Paramount to Sustainable Gym Operations

As the fitness industry increasingly moves towards sustainable practices, we recognise that reducing waste is a key consideration for gym owners and operators. Gym equipment is an often-overlooked aspect of the recycling process, with many owners opting to replace, rather than refurbish, worn parts. Our re-upholstery services offer a greener and more cost-effective alternative, preventing ...
5 top tips for minimising the spread of bacteria in your gym

5 Top Tips for Minimising the Spread of Bacteria in Your Gym

With an estimated 145 million people attending over 200,000 health clubs worldwide, ensuring the health and safety of staff and gym-goers remains of paramount importance. A staggering 70% of bacteria found on gym equipment in a recent study was found to be potentially harmful to people, with 41% having the potential to cause skin infections ...
medical benches

BEFORE + AFTER: Medical + Therapeutic Equipment Reupholstery

Our sister company Medi-Wizard specialises in on-site medical-grade upholstery, using anti-microbial fabrics to recover furniture for clients including sports clubs, NHS trusts, physiotherapists and the beauty sector. Below are some recent jobs to reupholster equipment used for medical and therapeutic treatments. The work above was to re-cover two Pedi-Chairs, reupholstered in grey antimicrobial vinyl for ...